Mannequin Monday – Amateur to the Point of Incompetence
A drug-addicted sex worker in London, bent on vengeance. We cover our blank form this week with moving images. A Blake Lively action thriller. Strong performances and a box office bomb. Mannequin Monday.
And a playful story from my own pen. Not a bomb, I hope. Enjoy.
Cinematography is more than stunning visuals
“Raindance is dedicated to fostering and promoting independent film around the world. Based in the heart of London, Raindance combines Raindance Film Festival, training courses — which are offered throughout the year at our 10 international hubs — and the British Independent Film Awards.”
In discussing how films can influence young people’s love for film, Raindance says, “…cinematography is more than stunning visuals, and movie-loving kids have plenty of opportunities to understand the power of storytelling, acting and between-the-lines messages.”
Los Angeles – USA – October 31, 2015: Replica of the Back to the Future DeLorean during Comikaze Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
They go on to say, “It is not that hard to get children interested in films, but now that your little cinema buff caught the taste for it, it’s time to feed his passion with well-selected titles. Once they fall in love with cinema, this feeling will burn bright in their hearts forever, but the first steps into this world of wonder are essential to keep that fire going.”
Their recommended films are:
- The Harry Potter Series
- Charlotte’s Web
- Mary Poppins
- Peter Pan
- The Lion King
- Back to the Future I
- Inside Out
Here’s the link to Raindance’s article: “10 Movies that Will Make Any Kid Fall in Love with Cinematography.”
Enjoy these films, or share them with young people you know.